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Costa Rica Sarapiqui Bus Schedule,
Getting here by bus, car or taxi
a couple of maps
1. BY CAR: Go on the Limon highway (Zurqui) toward Limon. After driving through
the Braulio Carillo Nat. Park,look for the Puerto Viejo, Horquetas, turn off on
the left.Turn there and drive all the way to the end. At the T, turn left and go
17 kilomenters more. You will find Rancho Leona on the left hand side.
The road through Vara Blanca is
closed 2. BY CAR: (Scenic Drive) drive from San Jose to Heredia, take the road to Barva,
keep going up the hill to Vara Blanca. Turn right at Vara Blanca by the filling
station. Go downhill past the
water fall and all the way to San Miguel de Sarapiqui. At San Miguel the road
turns left. Follow the road 14 kilometers to La Virgen. You will find Rancho
Leona on the right hand side.
3. BY PUBLIC BUS: The public buses take the above routes. The Limon highway
route leaves from LOS CARIBEŅOS bus terminal at:
and 11:30 A.M. and
and 6:00 P.M.
These buses take you to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui where you have to take another
bus or a taxi ($5-6) to La Virgen. Be sure to buy your tickets to Puerto Viejo
The scenic route leaves you very close to, or at the door of Rancho Leona. It
also leaves from the CARIBEŅOS bus terminal at:
6:30 A.M and
and 5:30 P.M
Remind driver to leave you at Rancho Leona after about 3 hours Buy tickets to La
Virgen de Sarpiqui, via Heredia or Vara Blanca. Rancho Leona will be on the
right hand side.
4. FROM FORTUNA OR THE ARENAL LAKE BY BUS: If you are traveling from Fortuna or
the Arenal Lake, you can take a bus From Fortuna to San Carlos and from San
Carlos to La Virgen de
Sarapiqui.Rancho Leona will be on the right hand side.
5. FROM FORTUNA OR THE ARENAL LAKE BY CAR: Drive from Fortuna toward Muelle, to
Aguas Zarcas. Turn left at Aguas Zarcas and keep going to San Miguel where the
road turns left. Go 14 kilometers more and you will be in La Virgen de Sarapiqui.
Rancho Leona will be on the right hand side.
7.FROM LIMON TO LA VIRGEN DE SARAPIQUI: Drive on the highway toward San Jose.
After Guapiles Turn right at the Horquetas, Puerto Viejo turn off. Keep going to
the end of the road. Turn left and go 17 more kilometers. Rancho Leona will be
on the left hand side.
8: RANCHO LEONA BY TAXI FROM SAN JOSE. This costs about $80.00 USD or so, which
506 2761 1019 or 2761 0048
For Getting Here or There in Costa Rica--check
the links below>
www.costaricamap-online.com "Costa Rica map site with travel
directions all over the country."
www.hola.net "Hola Rent a Car"
"Service Car Rentals"
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